Desk jobs aren’t for everyone. If you are excited by the chance to work with people in a business that promotes active living, this diploma will give you the hands-on experience and skills to develop your own outdoor learning programmes.
Adventure enthusiasts will love the opportunity to build their confidence, leadership skills and industry experience through internships and overseas trips to outdoor centres in Australia and Hong Kong.
DOAL graduates are well prepared to take up roles in schools, Outward Bound centres, and reputable outdoor training companies. Some other roles you can look forward to are:
For more information about university pathways, visit RP's Further Studies.
To find out more about how you can apply for this diploma, visit Republic Poly's Admissions page.
The Diploma in Outdoor and Adventure Learning (DOAL) consists of some components which will be conducted in the outdoors in all weather conditions and involve students in many hours of vigorous activities such as rock climbing, abseiling, kayaking, ropes course, land and sea expeditions. The activities are both physically and mentally challenging. Applicants with any of the following medical conditions should not enrol into DOAL.
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The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
B102 Organisational Behaviour
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
G905 Life Skills
S201 Health and Wellness
S202 Inclusive Physical Activity
S204 Sociology of Sports, Health and Leisure
S232 Experiential Land-based Adventure Education
S233 Experiential Water-based Adventure Education
S234 Adventure Education
S235 Environmental Education
S236 Environmental Interpretation
S237 Climbing and Abseiling Adventure Education
S238 Instruction and Facilitation in Experiential Education
S331 Challenge Course Management
S332 Expedition Principles, Practices and Management
S333 Outdoor Leadership
S931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Select 2 modules from the list below:
S221 Sports Facilities Management
S225 Leisure Planning and Programming
S261 Introduction to Sports Coaching
S321 Sports Management
S322 Strategic Sports Development
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by the schools in RP.
For a full listing of entry requirements, please click here.
To graduate with a Diploma in Outdoor and Adventure Learning, you must complete a total of 120 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete on average five modules, or its equivalent, per semester.
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